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Who Makes a Great MITS Franchisee?

Great franchisees are made, not born!

If you have dreamed about being an entrepreneur and are passionate about owning your own business, Made in the Shade is the perfect opportunity to fulfill that dream. The window coverings industry is basically recession-proof and continues to grow in revenues exponentially.

A great franchisee for Made in the Shade does not require prior window covering, design, or even sales experience. In fact, our franchisees’ backgrounds are quite diverse, ranging from stay-at-home moms to CEO’s. We can teach you all you need to know about our industry to be the premiere window covering professional in your marketplace!

So, who would make the ideal candidate for our industry? For starters, you should have a friendly personality and a desire to work with people. A hard-working, self-motivated, disciplined, and flexible mindset are an added plus to provide your clients with a great in-home shopping experience! You should also enjoy going out into your community to meet and network with new people and let them know about your offering.

The best part is, it doesn’t matter what you’ve been doing so far as a job or career. We will provide all the training and ongoing support you need to be successful in your new business.

Networking and building partnerships in your community is key to creating awareness and generating revenue for your new business. We provide a detailed game plan in our training to teach you how to network and produce quality leads. Once you start servicing your clients with excellence, you will realize and enjoy those coveted referrals that just keep coming in consistently! We provide a proven business model, which will guide you through the process of maintaining an ongoing lead generation system.

Our 5 day, comprehensive training begins at our training center in San Antonio, Texas. We will teach you the key fundamentals about our industry, our name brand products, measuring with precision and accuracy, pricing your jobs, and most importantly, marketing and growing your business to elevated levels of SUCCESS. Your training does not stop there! We are committed every step of the way to coach and support you as you build the business and lifestyle of your dreams.

Our great team of Franchise Owners comes from every walk of life!

The following is a sampling of the backgrounds of our current franchisees:

  • Teacher/ Principal
  • Homemaker
  • Sales
  • Cashiers/clerks
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Engineers
  • Graphic designers
  • Retired military
  • Realtors
  • Corporate positions
  • Lawyers
  • Accountants
  • Restaurant owners/management
  • IT professionals
  • Retired police officers
  • Investors
  • Home remodelers
  • Interior designers
  • Window covering industry veterans
  • Window covering installers

The list goes on. We will teach you how to become a window covering expert in no time!



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